Nate Berkus has said that a piece of sea-life should be in every room. We have lots of ways to help you do that with shell and coral specimens, items decorated with shells and things that depict aquatic life.
Animal prints continue to trend and we've got the look with rugs, furniture and even a wall mirror. The beveled looking glass is in a zebra print cowhide frame trimmed with black. 31" x 35.5" x 3".
Large baker's rack from an enormous waterfront home in Longboat Key Club. Wrought iron with 4 glass display shelves for showcasing your treasures or baking. Reddish bronze finish. 38.5" x 15" x 82"
Giant clam shell holding an array of more sea shells. We have 3
We've always known Chapman for great brass lamps, so it shouldn't be a surprise that this solid brass cask is also from Chapman. It's lined with green velvet and ready to hold your little treasures. 15.25" x 9.75" x 8.5"
Super oversized and super wonderful brass candle lamps. I see them on a big trestle table or on either side of a door with or without pedestals. 17" x 30"
Pair of giant Syrinx auranus, trumpet conch, shells. Polished to enhance their pearly, pale blush hue. 18"-19" length.
That waterfront LBK home had chickens everywhere! Ceramic, iron and metal. Here are some Palacek art metal hens( 16" x 11" x 23") and roosters (23 x 13 x 28) and an antique, French(?) cast iron cock (see below).
Antique cast iron rooster. Imagine what a cock-a-doodle-doo would sound like from this beast? Possibly from France. 21" x 9" x 35.75.
COCA COLA COLLECTIBLE ORNAMENTS
For a colorful tree with a retro touch hang these Polonaise glass Coke Christmas ornaments. We have 3 sets in specially made wood crates. Great gifts if you can resist keep them for yourself!
Vintage Coke bottle Christmas tree ornaments in 4 colors. Stored in their own specially made wood crate. Polonaise Glass from Poland
Coca-Cola Millennium Christmas tree ornaments. Made by Coke and Polonaise Glass to celebrate the change to the new century 1999-2000. Complete 3-pc set in its own decorated wood crate. Made in Poland.
Inge Glas Nutcracker Fantasy ornament set. Set the characters from the classic Christmas tale dancing on your tree. Set of 6 lustrous glass ornaments includes Clara, Drosselmeier, the Nutcracker, the Prince and the Mouse King plus a book shaped title ornament, all in their own wood crate. Made in Germany.
Byer's Choice carolers are a handcrafted Christmas tradition from Pennsylvania. Our selection of vintage figurines includes characters from The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol, Salvation Army singers and London peddlers.
At its best, as this is, Sheffield plate matches the artistry and skill of British sterling. The pair of cockle shell bowls by Henry Wilkinson are beautifully detailed with piercings and feet modeled on whelk shells. Sheffield, UK: 1920s(?). 10-3/8" x 9-1/2" x 1-1/2".
"Kde Dumov Muj ..."
The opening bars of the Czech national anthem etched on an antique, art nouveau, silver case. Excellent gift for anyone is love with their Czech culture and heritage. Exquisite workmanship. Circa 1900. 5-7/8" x 4" x 1-1/4"
So awesome on your table or sideboard! Very large, cobalt blue glass hurricane lamps on white metal base. Williams-Sonoma. 11" diameter, 21" tall
Arresting wall mirror in thin black and gold frame with Regency and oriental details. 29" x 44.75"
Maple mirror by Baker. This is a really great looking mirror made of bird's eye and straight grain maple will be beautiful in any room. The design is traditional, but the honey and caramel wood tones keep it casual. It has a faux bamboo pediment with a diamond of burl under it. 30" x 54"
Basketry "Longma" Chinese dragon horse. The Longer is a good omen. In mythology it carries treasures from heaven. Equally magical is the creativity of the figure as it is made of woven reeds like a basket and covered in tiny reed scales and carved wood mane and tail. 16" x 5.25" x 14.5"
The rainy season is almost over, but you can still find a place for this knock-out Chinese umbrella stand decorated with fantastic phoenixes. If you have no umbrellas fill it with tall reeds, dried boughs or branches of silk blossoms. Hand painted. 8" diameter x 18" height.
Scandinavian Modern silver pitcher. For pouring water or wine at your holiday table, or just for admiring. Mid 20th C, .800/1000 silver. 5.25" x 4" x 9.25".
Uttermost mirror with a funky, antique-y vibe. It has a lattice overlay frame that looks like leading with Murano glass florets. 31.5" x 35.5" x 1.5"
Lacquered Chinoiserie columns. Square pedestals with hand painted Chinese decoration in gold on red and black lacquer. Crackle finish adds to their antique allure. 12.25" x 12.25" x 41"
Here's the "I'll-now-it-when-I-see-it" accent you're after. This tall stand by Lane is Gothic Revival which is a way of saying it has lots of great cut out and carved details and texture. 14" x 14" x 37"
Peranakan Bakul Siah, wedding basket. This black lacquer and gilt, tired basket makes a stunning room accent. Among the Peranakan, ethnic Chinese people of the Malay peninsula, baskets like this are a tradition for presenting gifts and food to newlyweds. Rattan and wood, made in China: early 20th C. 12.-1/4" x 10-7/8" x 10-3/4"
Not the typical palette or weave for a Lori, but still a beautiful carpet with a wonderful, silky nap. Guess that's why it sold so fast. 50" x 87"
Baccarat Heritage Pontils Vase. Sort of like a golf ball, but hand crafted from flawless French crystal. After a 1930's original by Georges Chevalier. 7-1/8" x 6.25.
Guqin, an ancient 7 string, Asian instrument. The qin is the most revered of Chinese musical instruments and each part of it has allegorical meaning. If you can't play it you can entertain guests describing its fascinating symbology. This is a fu xi style qin made of aged paulownia and catalpa woods with traditional mother of pearl "hui" dots and orange tassels. 48.5" x 7.5" x 2"
Bodacious cobalt blue swirl decanters. These Murano style jugs have sexy curves and especially ample toppers. Hand crafted blown glass. 8.5" x 17"
3 x 7 Khazak style rug. Primarily blue, red and orange with stylized flowers. Hand knotted wool. 38" x 69"
This large Tommy Bahama style round mirror is also big on textureThis large Tommy Bahama style round mirror is also big on texture with a frame made of bent bamboo, crotch mahogany veneer and a rounded collar of woven cane. 48"
Modern geometric rug has an overall tabby cat pattern that changes colors from block to block and a tribal motif at the top and bottom of the field. Hand loomed from fine wool with a wonderful, plush nap. Made in Pakistan. 50" x 87" (8' x 7').
Colorful cotton rugs by Dash and Albert. These fresh and casual carpets are just the right tone and texture for coastal, easy living rooms. 8' x 10' and 9' x 12'
Enormous Chinese Jade Tree. Each leaf, bud and petal is individually hand crafted and then painstakingly wired together to create a lush, ever-blooming peony plant. Plated in a robin's egg blue Chinese cachepot. 22" x 24" x 34"
The round relief at the top of this mirror is the Triton Fountain at Versailles. The frame is decorated with fine classical details that, because they are small, do not look fussy or overdone. Light wood with gold leaf. 21.75" x 60"
Detail of Triton relief in mirror, left.
Large cove framed mirror makes me think of galleons and mansard roofs. Hand applied satin mahogany faux finish with old silver trim. 36" x 56"
A bit of Provence for your home. Antique, terra-cotta, French olive jar glazed deep green. Wonderful rustic accent (floor or table top) that compliments fine upholstered and wood furniture from any period or style. 13" diameter x 20.5" tall
Gorgeous, large round gilt mirror. What a focal point for your entry way, living room, dining room over glam powder room. It is cast but looks like carved wood with lobed leaves in coved petals. 45" diam. x 4" deep.
Mahogany and gilt American Chippendale mirror, an historic reproduction attributed to Kittinger. It's a beautiful piece of scroll cut mahogany with gold mounts and topped with a vase of flowers and wheat. Mid 20th C. 23.75" x 52"
A very stylish storage solution for you: cube shaped chest covered in mirrors stenciled with gold and silver patterns. It reminds us of Sasha Brastoff and 1960s glassware. Interior lined in green fabric. 20.5" x 20.5" x 20.5"
Sumptuously colored 6 x 10 kilim rug. This vibrant, flat weave woolen rug is from the Black Sea, but which shore—Caucuses, Anatolia or Europe? The borders, mediations and stylized flowers could be Caucasian or Turkish. A field of repeating flowers like this is common only to non tribal, Arts & Crafts rugs that combine Eastern and Art Nouveau motifs and in rugs from Romania, and vicinity. But whatever the origin it is gorgeous!
Wheaten Terrier #1 sculpture by Norton Latourelle. This dog is just so adorable with droopy beard, sad eyes and white and caramel coat. He's Made from rough wood and lovingly hand painted by Norton in his Vermont gallery. Signed Norton, dated 1995. Life size: 17" x 10" x 28.
Plush, 9x12, wool, area rug. Olive green and pale gold make a nice change from the blue, white and gray you see in every room now. 104" x 148"
Whimsical and drop dead gorgeous! Palm Beach Regency tole mirror. Absolutely perfect for any beach house or coastal condo—gilt mirror framed by gilt palm trees with painted metal fronds. 45" x 15" x 61"
Need to make a big statement? We have all kinds of room accents from 2' chargers to 8" hand crafted boxes too little animal figurines. Shown here: convex mirror wide wire frame on iron base 24" x 27" x 4; Frederick Cooper drip glaze lamp; sky blue charger with masses of white spirals 25" diam.
The best shell decorated mirror we've ever had! A beautiful composition with many varieties of different types of shells arranged by hand. Featuring pink scallops, starfish, conches, snails, coral and tiny blue clams. 24" x 37" x @4" deep.
Seven foot tall screen/ room divider. Each panel is a vertical an art nouveau frieze of urns and exotic foliage in low relief. The finish is bronze and burnished copper with leopard along the edges. Four double-hinged panels 16" x 81"
Classic column with a funky redo. Short pedestal with fluted shaft and corinthian capitol has a distressed finish so the blue paint is very soft and a lot of wood is exposed. A nice, unexpected accent that blends with your coastal palette. 13" x 13" x 39.5"
Kreiss rattan mirror. Large mirror with impeccable, Mid-Century, California credentials. In the foyer it sets the tone for your whole house. Deep double frame of bundled rattan. 50" x 55" x 5"
Antique 10 x 13 rug. The pattern of this jewel-tone, wool rug features repeating vases and jugs in the borders and field along with birds and flowers. It is in excellent condition and the colors are gorgeous! Hand made, early 20th C. 116" x 150"
There's more to decorating a room than matching colors. Shape and proportion matters too. Here's a 6'-3" sculpture to help you balance what's and low in your room. The exciting, freeform, silver wiggle has its own solid black base. 18" x 10.25" x 75".
Michael Aram "Adam and Eve" Candlesticks. Aram produced this enigmatic, organic pair over 30 years ago and they remain one of the finest examples of his unique, sculptural aesthetic. Silver plated on black granite bases. 1980s. 4" diameter, 14" tall.
Archaic Chinese bronze vases with entwining dragons in high relief. Imperfect, but still beautiful. Late 19th C. 6-3/4 in. diameter, 17-3/4 tall.
With no ornamentation or monogram, this sterling silver box is exquisite in its simplicity. It's the one, perfect, table top accent you need. Mahogany lined. Hand crafted in Mexico by unknown silversmith, circa 1960. 4-1/2" x 3-3/4" x 1-3/4"
Four folksy and colorful fish to hang. Each is hand carved from soft wood and then painted in happy colors. Great inside or on your lanai. Each is about 22" x 9.5" x 1.5"
7 x 7 Zebra rug. It's the quintessential black and white pattern, so you can't go wrong. Printed on white cowhide with a silky nap. Imported from Brazil. 81" x 89"
Here's a really fun and unusual accent mirror for you. It has a pressed tin gallery and a tin roof held by rattan columns both pressed with forest elephants. The frame inside has a woven texture and all the metal has bronze verdigris patina. 21" x 33.5" x 5" deep.
Hand made keep sake box with images of Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god. Hanuman is God of Strength, Lord of Victory, Supreme destroyer of evil and Protector of devotees. As Lord Rama's most trusted general he also embodies selflessness and devotion to another person or cause. When a leader or executive presents a depiction of Hanuman, such as this box, to an underling it is a very great honor. Carved wood painted orange and gold with glass decorations. Single fixed shelf behind doors. Made in S or SE Asia. 14" x 9.75" x 17.
Pair of lucky elephant bookends from South Asia. Hand carved wood with tusks and ankles wrapped in copper wire. 6.25" x 6.25" x 8.5
We personally love natural objects—shells, fossils, corals and minerals. (clockwise from top) 4.5" green-black obsidian 4" fluorite with purple, 7" fluorite, 4" rose quartz, 5" green onyx, 4" fluorite, 4.25" fluorite
Glass reeds by Scott Hartley of Infinity Glass Studio, Barnett, Kansas. Each reed is a bicolor feather of glass cased in clear crystal (sommerso) with rows of tiny controlled bubbles. The curled, looped and twisted reeds are best arranged into groups. We have 11. 10"-31"
Garden seat or drinks table from Columbia topped by lacquered goat skin. The skin was dyed a rich walnut hue to match the densely knotted burl wood of the rest. At any rate, the deep color and marble-like texture make this a dynamic accent piece. Jimeco, Bogota. 14.5" diameter x 17" height.
Petrified wood bookends. Exciting, kaleidoscopic patterns 100% natural and several million years old! 8.5" x 2" x 10"
Large, antique, Indian, copper water pot. The opening has a wide lip with two heavy, ring handles. The vessel is decorated with some concentric lines around the rim and below the mouth, and a Hindi inscription. The top third is patinated from 30 years of exposure on waterfront terraces on both coasts of Florida. Made in India, mid-late 19th C. @ 23" diameter, 22" height.
Hand carved wood Baroque display column made in Italy by Florentia. Twisted shaft painted white and gold rises from from a gold base with porto nero marble. The top is also porto nero marble. Made in Italy by Florentia: mid 20th C. 12" diameter top and bottom. 37" height.
Japanese cloisonné with ocean blue ground will be perfect accents with your coastal decor. Bowl: Cherry blossoms and butterflies. 10.5" x 3.25. Vase: chrysanthemums, birds and prunus. 9" x 15"
Did you know collies can read? They can't, but these collie bookends can herd your books into a neat line. Mid 20th C ceramic, sponged and hand painted. 3" x 4.5" x 5" tall.
This elegant LaBarge mirror has a great shape while not being overly ornate. The thick, antique gold frame lets the shape do the talking. Wider than it is tall, it's great for over a buffet or dresser or as the mirror in a powder room. 42" x 32"
6 x 9 crewel rug hand made in Kashmir. Big cabbage roses and other flowers and leaves chain stitched in muted shades to compliment coastal, modern or romantic decor. Wool on cotton with canvas backing.
There are several types of Bokhara rugs, this specimen is from the region where the rug originated and is quite old. It has a short, dense pile woven in deep red and deeper cobalt blue. Hand knotted wool on wool base. 54" x 90"
Elegant mirror by John Widdicomb. Excellent choice for over your mantel or your dining room wall. Hand carved mahogany with gold olive leaf border. The masculine look is also a good choice for a study or his bedroom. Ready to hang vertical or horizontal. Made in Grand Rapids, MI: mid 20th C. 37" x 47.25"
BABY BUBBLE LAMP
Antique, French, bronze accent light features a naked toddler fascinated by a giant crystal bubble or snowball she has discovered. She has a coppery patina while the rest has verdigris patina. The shade is clear crystal with granular/ sandy finish. Foundry mark reads "Fabrication Francais", "Made in France" and "Paris". Made in France circa 1900. 5-3/4" x 3" x 6", globe 4" diameter.
Bernhardt Soho Luxe mirror is sophisticated in style and eclectic in spirit, with a design influences ranging from Bauhaus to China. Figured ash veneer frame with glamorous chrome trim. Hangs both ways. 36" x 45" x 1.5". From the same collection as the dining set and sideboard in the furniture gallery.
Original art for the Smilin' Jack comic strip, November 27, 1963. The "Adventures of Smilin' Jack" was an aviation themed comic by Oklahoman Zack Mosley (USA 1906—1993) that ran for almost 40 years making it the longest running aviation comic. This original art is inked on white paper with some sepia tone added. It is framed in plain wood under glass. Artist's signature in first panel. 22" x 8" x .5" in frame.
Set of 4 photo collages signed Gilbert. The collages are made of faces layered and mirrored into kaleidoscopic patterns printed in tints of epic, pink and teal. In traditional silver framed with warm gray mats. Each measures 24" x 22" Shown with a pair of geometric table lamps with rectangular shades; 17" x 7" x 22.
A folding luggage rack is a very handy piece to have. It takes the place the of a dresser for short-term visitors—the best kind! Mahogany finished faux bamboo with leatherette straps.
John Derian vase with branches of (silk) white cherry blossoms. The vase is shaped like a thin paper bag and decorated with a magenta and blue parrot taken from an antique print. 10" x 4" x 14". As shown with branches 22" x 42" x 16".
Hand made sterling silver tea service with tray. The coffee pot, tea pot, creamer and sugar bowl were hammered by hand into their graceful footed forms. All pieces, including tay and sugar tongs, as stamped STERLING 950 (actually a higher silver content than standard sterling). No other hallmarks, manufacturer unknown.
Call it Rustic, call it Brutalist or just call a nice a little accent mirror. Square wall mirror framed with chunks or woof with a dark stain. 24" x 24"
A glass vessel filled with sea glass is a simple and affective accent with coastal decor. We have 3 vases and a biscuit barrel already filled with different shades of frosty, tide tumbled glass.
Pair of Cambodian guardian lions. These fierce armored animals are seen guarding the approaches to Khmer era temples. They were adopted by Thailand where they are called Singha and represent power and royalty. Based on 13th C.originals. Gold and patinated finish. 5" x 5" x 11"
Very nice octagonal wall mirror in the neoclassical style of Robert Adam. Fine, detailed moldings including garlands of bell flowers at the top and bottom. Wood and gesso, dark gold finish. 27" x 50"
4 x 6 Tabriz style rug. Traditional pattern in neutral shades with pops of dark blue and ochre. Good for a foyer, bedroom or under an intimate seating area. Hand knotted wool. 50" x 76"
Gorgeous hand made, Agra rug. Heavenly cobalt blue ground with flowers and branches of delightful coral and vermillion in a loose interpretation of traditional motifs. Hand knotted wool, made in India. 6' 7" x 8' 10".
Very large, gold framed LaBarge Mirror you can hang in your foyer or dining room,, place on a mantle or lean against the wall in your dressing room. Hooks mounting for horizontal and vertical hanging. 44" x 68"
This large, Steuben crystal vase is truly unique. It is an artist proof—one of three—of a design that never went into production. They had only the best. The next 30 posts are from the consignment. Steuben Glass: 1995. 8" x 14-5/8"
The waterfront condo put exquisite Venetian mirrors in the powder rooms. Both are framed with etched panels and applied flowers, leaves and ribbons. Made on Murano Island in the Venetian lagoon. 26” x 41” x 3”.
Maitland-Smith lizard trinket box. The life-like greenish bronze reptile is bound to elicit some gasps or screams from guests. It stands on the polished top of a rough, black granite base. that opens to reveal a mahogany box inside. 10.5" x 6.5" x 6.25"
Truly extraordinary "Nine Peach" fish bowls. The pair of very pale celadon bowls are modeled with large peaches, long leaves and gnarled stems high relief. Highest quality craftsmanship and superb condition. Includes rosewood stands. @19" diameter x 13" tall, 21" on stand.
Nautical accent—solid brass inclinometer in cherry box frame. The instrument measures roll or pitch on a boat and will help you make sure your house isn't sinking. 11.5" x 22" x 2.75".
Sisal rugs are synonymous sun sand and shore and turns any house into a beach house. This one is 8' x 11' and bordered with ostrich patterned enviro leather. 100" x 132"
Tiger accent rug is a wonderful work of woven art. The gradations of color perfectly match the pelt of a real tiger, while the stripes contrast the body in both color and weave. Adds exotic texture and whimsy to a hall, den, kid's room or powder room. Hand loomed wool, originally sold by Rugs as Art. 28" x 43"
Monumental bronze Buddha head from Thailand. This very large head is in Chiangmai style (13th—18th C)and depicts the deity in his historical human form of Shakyamuni aka Siddhartha Guatama. It emphisises the humanity, openness and approachability of the Buddha as a teacher. His head is topped with an ushnisha representing enlightenment and a stylized flame representing wisdom. His eyes are half-closed in meditation. He has long ears for listening and a large mouth for speaking lessons and truths. This is a magnificent bronze you will enjoy for its beauty and calm, spiritual presence. Age unknown. 12.75" x 12" x 36.75" mounted on black, wooden plinth
Fabulous Indo-Persian with jewel-like hues. This Sarouk style carpet is finely hand knotted from wool and silk for softness, durability and vibrancy. Multiple red and green borders surround an ivory field with intricate central medallion. Very high quality yarn, weave and finish. 6 x 9
Magnificent display pedestal carved from gold and brown onyx. It's a beautiful art object all by itself. The tuscan style column is in 5 parts for easy moving. 14" x 14" x 37.25" tall.
We've had this mirror in silver, in gold leaf and now in light wood. The curvaceous hand carved frame was made in Italy for LaBarge. Foyer, living room, dining room, bedroom or powder room it looks great any where. 24.5" x 43.5"
Pair of antique majolica urns by Minton. We adore the luscious colors— robins egg blue and lavender with bright green and ochre. Decorated with laurel wreaths tied with flouncing ribbons. The molding is meticulous and the condition is nearly perfect. Made in England, 1875. 14.2" x 12.6" x 13" tall.
We put some glasses next to this Murano glass pear so you can appreciate the size of it. Blue-black with fine stripes and white deckle, It almost looks like granite. White leaf and swirled stem appliqué. Made in Italy. Approx. 11" x 19"
Lalique Ara Cockatoo. It’s a coy pose with the cockatoo looking over his shoulder and giving his tail a shake. A massive and magnificent sculpture of clear and frosted glass weighing 18 lbs. Made in France, mid 20th C. 11.25” x 6.5” x 11.25”
Circle-in-the-square wall mirror for a large space. Bronze finish. 40" x 40" x 2"
Hanging wall display. Clear the clutter by moving your delicate collectible up on the wall where they will b safer, less dusty and easier to appreciate. Hand applied dark green faux granite and faux copper finishes with hand painted flowers on the door. Mirrored back and glass shelves. 20" x 7.75" x 30". We have 2.
Fancy, rose gold finished wall mirror. Framed in Rococo acanthus leaves with a frond bursting from the top. A beautiful addition to any room. Carolina Mirror Co. 31.5” x 51” x 2”
Fine, old, Chinese cachepot with blue and white decoration. It shows phoenix birds with swallows, cranes and other birds among trees and flowers. 16” x 14”.
Shown on a Mid-Century burl and acrylic pedestal. 12" x 12" x 20"
The millenniums obelisk stands for strength, solidity, aspiration and agelessness and the classic form is a pleasing accent to any style of decor. This pair is beautiful multihued and striated Mexican onyx; 3" x 3" x 10.5". We also have some made of lead crystal.
Narrow mirror in hand carved, French style gilt frame. Made by Friedman Brothers, mid 20th C. 14" x 47"
Italian terra cotta harvest figures. On the left a lady representing the grain harvest, the man celebrates the summer crops of fruit and grapes. Hand molded. Made in Italy. Signed. 11.25" x 4.25" x 9.5"
Vintage Friedman Brothers Queen Anne Chinoiserie mirror perfect for a niche or other narrow space. The baroque frame has touches of low relief, Chinese style carving finished in gold leaf. The mirror is two parts, both bevelled. Made in USA circa 1960. 21" x 49"
Large art glass piece shaped and patterned like a turtle shell will be stunning displayed on a console or credenza. This decorative art was created using several techniques of glass enameling and fusing to create a myriad of layered textures and patterns in subtle shades of silver and bronze. Artist signed. 28” x 21” x 3” deep.
When you guests see these realistic artichokes on your dining table they will want to know what they are and where they can get them! They are a pepper grinder and salt shaker designed by Missiaglia of Venice. Neiman Marcus used to sell them, but Missiaglia still makes them to order from sterling silver for $7400. Silver plate. Unused, sold in original box. Each is 7-1/4" long.
Vintage chased copper plaque honoring commerce. An allegory on trade with the Roman god Mercury aboard a caravelle pointed the way to profits with his caduceus. Under the boat and choppy waves are a locomotive and a camel caravan to show how commerce has progressed. Signed Gg Bomin in waves on right. Highly detailed deep relief. Made in Germany(?) early 20th C. Hanging hook on back. 9" x 14.25"
Two mirrors framed in red, blue and yellow Indian calico for a vibrant and homey look. 24” x 27”
Make your ice cool in a great looking modern ice bucket. Left: William Bounds "Cracked Ice" pattern acrylic, lidded ice bucket introduced in 2006. Grainware octagonal covered bucket SOLD
Large fossil Dragon Egg just consigned by Ms. Daenny T. Septarian dragon eggs are fossilized balls of mud and shell fish. The crackle patterned shell of aragonite, calcite and limestone. The interior is glittering dark druzy quartz. 8" x 6" x 6"
Polished sphere of Harlequin quartz, also called hematoid quartz for the red iron deposits that cause the crystals layers to blush. Even small pieces of natural hematoid quartz are said to have powerful magic and make you feel grounded, safe and protected. This extraordinary 7" sphere should guard your whole property.
With this large, beautiful Ammonite fossil in your home and you’ll never feel old. That’s because compared to a 140,000,000 old fossil, you’re a baby! Ammonites were squid-like creatures in curling shells that lived in the Paleozoic era. This one is if from Madagascar where the best examples are found. 15” x 2.5” x 17”. Stand included.
Selenite tower lamp. Selenite is a mineral the forms into filaments that bundle together like a fiberoptic cable. The pieces often look like models of art deco skyscrapers, especially when a light is added inside. 4" x 4" x 16"
Luigi Onesto massive art glass vase for Oggetti. Nested tears of smoke and pink sommerso encased in clear crystal with black and pink swirl. Signed L Onesto. Very heavy. 9” x 3-7/8” x 12 tall.
Grand, Mettlach covered punch or wassail bowl on matching tray. The perfect vessel for serving mulled wine, and when you're not wassailing a magnificent centerpiece. Primarily cream, olive green and pink and decorated with fruit and vignettes of merry gnomes. Germany, circa 1890. Mettlach and Villeroy and Boch markings. Punch bowl 16" x 12" x 15. Tray 17.25"
Dimitri Omersa’s leather rhino footstool is scuffed and worn just like a real rhino out on the dry savannah. That gives this tough old gal a lot of character while her seams and frame are as tight as the day she was born. Made in England 1963-1983. 32” x 10” 16”
Very smart, 6 x 9, accent rug of charcoal gray with a raised pattern of long fine, vines done in lighter silk. Hand made in Asia. Wool and silk on cotton base. 70” x 108”
All wool Karastan carpet. Cream colored filed with traditional Persian florals in neutral and coastal colors. 69" x 110"
Very large art glass bowl by cliff Goodman. The colors are ravishing! Lavender fading into violet on the outside. Deep teal, violet and indigo on the inside. Goodman is a central figure in the Seattle art glass movement. Made at Seattle Glassblowing Studio, early 21st C18.5" diameter, 8" tall.
Vintage 14-foot oriental runner. This hand made rug is sold, but the colors are on trend for coastal and casual living. Ivory bordered with jade with details in russet and ocean blue. Looks great on hardwood or tile and plays well with wood and rattan furniture. 100% wool, hand loomed in India,30" x 168"
Home decor items designed by Jay Strongwater are sold at Neiman Marcus and some other stores even more exclusive. And we do too, pre-owned. Here are 2 vases, a perfume and covered jar from his golden Arabesque collection, decorated with enamel and Swarovski crystals. We also have several frames and other items.
Curtis Jere "Raindrops" mirror. One of the most innovative evert from Curtis Jere. The mirror is covered with copper disks of different height, sizes and colors. It's brutalism made fun! Curtis Jere, USA: 1970s. 20" x 35" x 5" greatest depth.
CARLO MORETTI and MORE
Collection of wonderful mid-century modern, Italian art objects including Lucite pieces by Alessio Tasca and Feliceantonio Botta, Murano paperweights by Alfredo Barbini and crystal bowls from Carlo Moretti.
Vintage Curtis Jere fruit and vegetable cart is a perfect accessory for your kitchen. This happy, colorful peddler's bicycle cart is blue and white with hand painted molded veggies. Hand made from steel, tin and wood in California by Artisan House: 1994. 33" x 7.5" x 18"
Not sure what kind of flowers these are blooming on this very showy bonsai jade tree, but they are very pretty. The petals are white, pink and salmon colored glass and cluster among jade-like glass leaves. They grow from a realistically sculpted trunk set in a celadon pot.It's a beautiful accent piece for your entry way or living room. 28" x 12" x 22" tall
We LOVE this vintage, tesselated marble trunk in the style of Casa Bique and Maitland-Smith. The stepped, Art Deco shape is clad in pink marble and fossilized travertine with brass trim. The inside is lined with suede. Made in Philippines: 1985. 33" x 19" x 16"
5 x 8 hooked rug has contemporary colors and a sweet, homey look. Hand hooked, 100% wool with cotton backing. Designed and imported by Dash & Albert.
Custom carpet of traditional Tibetan design done in coastal colors. Custom made for a house on Longboat Key. Hand dyed wool, hand loomed in India. 7 x 9
Overdyed carpets are a hot trend. They have all the pattern of a tribal rug, but are a single color. This one is in ivory with shadowy geometric and floral motifs subtly revealing themselves. Hand loomed wool. 8' x 10'.
Sometimes it is sad when a consignor is downsizing and has to give some beautiful and beloved objects. But that is good news for you because you can acquire them a fraction of their retail value.
For example: an antique, hand carved, jade phoenix on rosewood stand; Baccarat crystal obelisk from France. Just two of the treasures you'll find here every day.
Hand carved wooden fruit and nuts from Italy makes a pretty permanent centerpiece that will amuse your guests. Cherries, figs, walnuts almonds and zucchini (not really a fruit) made of cabinet grade fine woods.
Vintage Chinese jade peach tree. In Chinese culture peaches represent harmony and immortality. So in addition to being a gorgeous, hand made, accent piece it will encourage domestic tranquility and longevity. Hand carved flurite, nephrite and green marble in rosewood stand. 16" x 6" 16.
Hand made Turkish rug. Traditional Anatolian tribal motifs in bright vermillion and azure blue. 5' x 7' size and low pile make this a good rug for your foyer. Hand knotted wool. Mid-late 20th C. 70" x 84"
Oriental rugs with a green field or background are rare and commonly reserved for mosques and royal homes. This vintage 6 x 9 Agra carpet is densely packed with floral motifs within a strictly geometric design. Mid 20th C: India, hand knotted wool. 94" x 122".
Sterling silver "Lotus" Bowl from Tiffany and Co. Round bowl with scalloped edge resembling a lotus blossom was a trophy in the International Orchid Show/ South Florida Orchid Society competition of 1974.
Stamped Tiffany & Co. STERLING on bottom. 7-1/2" x 2-9/16
Crystal is born in fire, so why not have it in the fireplace? The glass paperweights with white icepick flowers are almost certainly by St Clair. Made in USA: early 20th C. 7-3/4" w x 10" d x 23" h.
Mid-Century centerpiece bowl with organic style enameled decoration in neon orange with yellow and brown. (The pictures are stressing the yellow). Vintage 1970s. No markings. It might be a piece for Raymor made in Italy or Scandinavia. 14” diameter x 7-3/8” tall.
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Planter Box with gold leaf Thai decoration is an exceptional accent piece. The panels depict combat between an immortal and a demon no doubt based on a Siamese epic. In between are lush floral and geometric decorations. The inside is Chinese lacquer red.32" x 11" x 11"
Large floor vase made of two kinds of marble mosaic with brass inlay. Perfect accessory to go with today’s light tone interiors. Maitland Smith. 26” tall.
Space Age art by Curtis Jere. This mixed metal wall sculpture is a fantastic original piece of Mid-Century Modern decor. Signed. Made 1960s. 35" wide, 32" high, 5" deep.
Antique Sheffield silver candlesticks. The classical harp was a popular, Romantic design produced by several Sheffield manufacturers. The graceful, energetic form is all s-curves and flares. Silver plated copper. Stamped ENGLAND with cockle shell hallmark. Made in England, unidentified manufacturer: 19th C. 6" x 2.5" x 12.75"
Wonderful deep blue Kerman rug. The cobalt blue and intricate patterning are like the blue tiles that decorate Kerman;s magnificent mosques. 100% wool and finest craftsmanship. Persia: early 20th C. 4’ x 6’
Three pieces of beautiful Arthur Court cast aluminum. There is a rabbit shaped, covered gravy boat on lettuce under plate 8" x 5.5" x 4.5; a vanity tray with playful kittens inside a border of roses 11.75" x 6" x 1; and a bread tray with bunnies and daffodils 14.5" x 5-3/4" x 1. Arthur Court markings on back.
Outstanding 5 x 8 Turkish rug. Lush with geometric and floral motifs in very vibrant red and blue with violet and other complimentary shades. Hand woven from 100% wool.
Lucite display pedestal gives sculpture, or anything you choose to display, the appearance of floating. Perfect in modern decor. 12" square, 48" tall.
These old staved wood basins make beautifully rustic centerpieces filled with orchids or small plants, or can be made into tables. 31” diameter x 7.5” deep, and 24” x 7”.
Etched peacock mirror. A delightful piece of Art Deco whimsy to decorate your powder room, or a small space that needs something delightful. Designed and signed by Gloria Eriksen who was so popular in the 1970s. Windsor Art Products: Made in USA. 28” x 21”
VINTAGE FRENCH COPPER COOKWARE
Dress up your kitchen with beautiful, old copper cookware made in France by the renowned firm of E. DeHilleren. Many different shapes and styles in stock.
This pen tray and inkstand is a beautiful example of Boulle: tortoise shell inlaid with brass. It is named for the 18th C German-French craftsman who perfected the technique. France, 19th C. 12" x 10.4"
Antique English Aesthetic corner display made for displaying exquisite (Oriental) decorative items. The frame is tortoise shell bamboo with asymmetrical lacquer shelves decorated with traditional Japanese motifs. Made in England, circa 1900. 13" wide, 54" tall.
Semi-antique Afshar/ Shiraz rug combines country and city weaving traditions. Lots and lots of motifs and patterns packed into a simple medallion design. Hand woven from fine, soft wool. Faded and with spots of wear, but full of character. Persia: early-mid 20th C. 45" x 59" (4' x '6)
Silk plants and trees of many different and sizes—up to ten feet! Plus pots and baskets to put them in.
"Grand Palais" arched mirror with antique gilt iron overlay. Hang it over a wide window or French doors, especially in a room with high ceilings. Ballard. 48" x 24".